PSAC

According to the research

You can’t have teaching without research and vice versa, according to John Smol.Continue...

PSAC won’t crack despite pressure from Queen’s

Earlier this month, after eighteen months of bargaining, Queen’s post-docs delivered a 92 per cent strike authorization vote.Continue...

Deadlines without consideration

Yesterday, the Graduate Studies Executive Council (GSEC) lowered graduate time-to-completion limits for PhD and Master’s Candidates to four years and two years respectively.Continue...

Professional Student Teaching Assistants to Join PSAC local 901

On Mar. 9, Queen’s voluntarily recognized professional student teaching assistants (TAs) in the Juris Doctor and Doctor of Medicine programs are falling under the umbrella of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) bargaining unit.Continue...

Graduate and professional students ratify collective agreement

Ever since a previous collective agreement between Queen’s and Public Service Alliance Canada Local 901 (PSAC) expired in April, the two parties have spent the past few months negotiating a new deal. On Dec. 20, PSAC 901 reached a tentative agreement with the University.Continue...

SGPS stripped of $120,000 in new tentative agreement

After a previous collective agreement between the University and Public Service Alliance Canada Local 901 (PSAC) expired in April of 2017, the two sides reached a new tentative agreement on Dec. 20 of that same year. PSAC Local 901, a union that represents professional graduate students, has been at the bargaining table with Queen’s for months.Continue...

Teaching Assistants Union launches condom campaign

To get the attention of students in their most recent campaign, Public Service Alliance of Canada Local 901 have handed out condoms throughout campus that read “Teaching Assistants and Fellows need union protection.”Continue...

PSAC strike looms, union asks Queen’s to rejoin table

Over the course of a three-day vote on Oct. 13, 14, and 17, Queen’s postdocs voted 92 per cent in favour of a strike if Queen’s administration didn’t return to the bargaining table, after their negotiations broke down last month.Continue...

Postdocs plan strike vote

As of Oct. 5, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) — the union representing Queen’s post-doctoral scholars — say that Queen’s ceased contract negotiation with them. In turn, PSAC will be conducting strikes votes on Oct. 13, 14 and 17.Continue...

Postdocs make a plea for equity

At 10 am on August 31, a box plastered with Queen’s campaign materials and containing scores of Mr. Noodles packages, were delivered to Principal Daniel Woolf’s office.Continue...